Prometheus In Chains - Poem by Xelam Kan
is not done yet, to resign and surrender,
to the unexplained wonders and myths
untold, let me conquer this titanic strife;
I don't wanna be a devil`s pride.
Am I nourishing an evil spirit, Or deaf
to some celestial hymns? but
I have found these ideals
Hideous and hectic, that
echo in-man's holy shrines.
Time and space has taught me well
how to cope these enchanting spells.
This ever changing life fair.
How could I frame my Will In those
old divine spells? After knowing
the truth and all wise sayings.
Is it fair to lame my inventive brain?
Isn`t it a weary pain to embrace
such fairy tales? Then...
Let your Prometheus unchained.
Poet's Notes about The Poem
In Greek mythology, Prometheus is the theft of fire for human use, an act that enabled progress and civilization. He is known for his intelligence, and as a champion of humanity.
In the Western classical tradition, Prometheus became a figure who represented human striving, particularly the quest for scientific knowledge
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